New Zealand will be without Ma’a Nonu for the Tests against England, Scotland and Wales in November.
Owen Williams has thanked all of those who have sent him messages of support, as he continues his recovery from a spinal injury.
Wales coach Warren Gatland insists that Gareth Anscombe has not been given a deadline regarding his proposed switch of national allegiance.
Jamie Heaslip has a Grand Slam, three Heineken Cups and two PRO12 titles to his name, but he has set his sights on helping Ireland win the Rugby World Cup in little over 12 months time.
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has cast doubt over Leigh Halfpenny's future at the Top 14 club.
Connacht have been dealt a serious blow with the news that Jake Heenan and Sean Henry are likely to miss the majority of the season through injury.
London Irish head coach Brian Smith hailed his 'bunch of grinders' after they moved to seventh in the Aviva Premiership with a hard-fought win over Newcastle Falcons.
Ruan Pienaar will undergo scans on Monday to determine the extent of the injury he sustained in Saturday's defeat to New Zealand.
Munster will wait for an update on Tyler Bleyendaal's condition before deciding whether to sign a short-term replacement.
Munster are likely to be without new signing Tyler Bleyendaal until the new year as he has a serious neck injury that requires surgery.
Ronan O'Gara will be sorry to see Jonathan Sexton leave Racing Metro but believes he is making the right decision for himself and Irish rugby.
Jonathan Sexton has signed a new four-year deal with the IRFU which will see him return to Leinster ahead of the 2015-16 season.
Head coach Anthony Foley has handed competitive debuts to Kevin O'Byrne, Shane Buckley and Andrew Smith for Munster's Guinness PRO12 opener against Edinburgh on Friday night.
Jordi Murphy has been ruled out of Ireland's November Tests after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor is hopeful Luke Fitzgerald can put his injury problems behind him once he makes his competitive return in the coming weeks.
Munster have signed Argentinian hooker Eusebio Guinazu on a four-year deal.
Jonathan Sexton is facing up to two months on the sidelines after breaking his jaw at the weekend, according to reports.
Setanta Sports has joined forces with London Irish in an innovative new marketing partnership, which will see the broadcaster use the club's players in the promotion of their coverage of the Aviva Premiership in Ireland.
The International Rugby Board will be known as World Rugby from November 19 as part of a major rebranding operation ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt is excited at the prospect of Johnny Sexton returning to Leinster at the end of the current season.
Pat McCabe has announced his retirement from professional rugby after fracturing his next for a third time.
Pat McCabe has been strongly advised 'never to play again' after fracturing his next for a third time.
Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor insists Johnny Sexton has yet to agree a return to the province but he is hopeful the situation is resolved sooner rather than later.
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